articles tagged: dark energy
there may not be dark matter or energy, just gravity. we just don’t know how.
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there may not be dark matter or energy, just gravity. we just don’t know how.

Theoretical physicists seem ready to move on from looking at dark matter as unknown particles we’ve yet to discover, and consider it a side-effect of gravity at cosmic scales.

never mind, the universe is still probably expanding at an accelerating rate
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never mind, the universe is still probably expanding at an accelerating rate

On further review, the study claiming that the universe is expanding at a steady rate ended up independently proving accelerating expansion.

good news everyone! we’re actually mostly right about the universe.
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good news everyone! we’re actually mostly right about the universe.

Planck has given us more precise measurements of how the universe works, but mostly confirms what we know.

eliminating dark matter with an intuitive culprit
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eliminating dark matter with an intuitive culprit

An Italian mathematician is trying to replace dark matter observation by playing with models of gravitational measurements.

the universe’s dark side prepares for a siege
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the universe’s dark side prepares for a siege

Two astronomers think they found evidence in the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation that the amount of dark matter in the universe is far smaller than currently thought.

dark matter, dark energy and now, dark flow
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dark matter, dark energy and now, dark flow

Add another bizarre, universe-defining darkness to your list.